Miyajima Itsukushima Shrine
Itsukushima Shrine is a Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima (popularly known as Miyajima), best known for its "floating" torii gate. It is in the city of Hatsukaichi in Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan. The shrine complex is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Japanese government has designated several buildings and possessions as National Treasures.
|Average Cost:||0 - 1,000 JPY|
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From sunrise to sunset
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Location Information:Address: Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi City
Closest Station: Miyajima-guchi
Catch the JR line or Electric Railway to Miyajima-guchi (approx 40min). It takes about 10 minutes by ferry to travel from Miyajimaguchi pier to the world cultural heritage site of Miyajima.
Two ferry companies operate between Miyajimaguchi and Miyajima island; the JR ferry and the Miyajima Matsudai Kisen.